Hops Question

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Hops Question

Postby wouldy » Wed May 28, 2003 10:50 am

When using pelleted hops, do you need to crush them?
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no

Postby dartedplus » Wed May 28, 2003 1:38 pm

they disintegrate when placed in the wort
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Maybe

Postby stouts » Thu May 29, 2003 1:12 pm

I usually crush mine when dry hopping.

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Hmmmmmmmm...

Postby dartedplus » Thu May 29, 2003 2:33 pm

OK, hadnt thought of that, but then again, I have never dry hopped either. Good point.
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I never crush, but

Postby fitz » Fri May 30, 2003 4:23 am

I never crush, but I usually put the hops in a fine nylon mesh, The less hops grit I have the clearer the beer. Although I had the initial mishap with the dyed pantyhose.(I think you have all heard that one) I still have bought white ones to use in my brew. Very fine mesh, keeps the trub to a minimum.
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